Third-quarter onslaught dooms Meridian; Lynden, Baker punch tickets to state

SEATTLE — King’s entered Friday night’s game averaging 31.3 points per contest, but was kept off the scoreboard for the entire first half, stymied by Meridian’s defense. That all changed very ...

This week’s postseason schedule

With the high school sports postseason in full-swing, it’s a busy and exciting time of the year. Here’s a schedule of this week’s events for local teams. FOOTBALL Lynden vs. Shorecrest ...
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Whatcom County Charter Review Commission Results

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Mayor outlines 2015 budget

LYNDEN -— Mayor Scott Korthuis has introduced a 2015 preliminary city budget of $55.6 million overall, with just under $11 million of that in the main General Fund for city operations. The budget is ...

Four workers OK after roof fire

LYNDEN -— A four-man roofing crew at a Woodcreek Drive residential property avoided serious injury Friday after glue they were working with exploded into flames. However, three workers were taken to ...

New retail center hearing Nov. 13

LYNDEN — The Lynden Planning Commission’s public hearing on a proposed rezone for the North Sound Retail Center is set for Thursday, Nov. 13. The applicants, Powell Development and Barghausen Engineers, ...

Two Everson-area men nabbed on drug charges

WHATCOM — Following a ten-month investigation, two Everson-area men were arrested Oct. 22 and booked into Whatcom County Jail on suspicion of being involved in the sale of methamphetamine and heroin ...

Public can help with salmon enhancement events locally

WHATCOM — The Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association is a community-based nonprofit dedicated to restoring sustainable wild salmon runs in Whatcom County. NSEA is into its fall round of work parties ...

Slater/I-5 area getting three roundabouts

FERNDALE — It will be safer and easier to use Slater Road near Interstate 5 in a few weeks, once construction crews finish building new compact roundabouts at three intersections. Work began Oct. 29 ...

Meridian High’s principal honored

LAUREL — Meridian High School principal James Everett has been named the High School Principal of the Year for the Northwest Conference. He received the recognition at the annual Washington Educators ...